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A Tale of Two Johns

Last week would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday, a fact that was widely recognized around the world. While a lot of people realize that in addition to being a legendary ... Continue Reading →
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Film Roman Invests in Bold, Original Shows

Burbank-based animation studio Film Roman, who is best known for working on shows such as The Simpsons, Beavis and Butt-head, Ultimate Spider-Man and King of the Hill is moving forward ... Continue Reading →
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Spin Contributes to Season 3 of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’

Toronto-based vfx house Spin has wrapped work on the third season of HBO’s hugely popular series Game of Thrones. “We thank HBO and the VFX Production team for the opportunity ... Continue Reading →
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‘Family Guy’ Spoofs ‘Girls’ in Emmy Ad

Those crazy, irreverent kids on FOX TV’s Family Guy team have done it again. Once again celebrating its yearly tradition of going to great lengths to outrage/amuse Emmy Awards ... Continue Reading →
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FXX Orders Danny McBride’s Animated ‘Chozen’

FXX has greenlit Chozen, an FX animated comedy pilot from Danny McBride and his Rough Pictures partners Jody Hill and David Gordon Green. The show is FXX’s first original series for ... Continue Reading →
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Retro Fever: ‘Fraggle Rock’ and ‘Taz’ on DVD

There are several fun new animated and puppet-driven series making their debut on DVD/Blu-ray this week that should put everyone in the right retro summer mood. First up, how can you ... Continue Reading →
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TV News Bytes: DHX, Mediatoon

+ International indie toon house DHX Media has inked a deal with Viacom Media Networks for the sixth season of its wacky animated action-comedy Johnny Test to air on Nickelodeon Germany. ... Continue Reading →
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New DVDs: ‘Ricky Gervais’, ‘Tom & Jerry Kids’

There are plenty of animated DVDs to keep toon heads busy this week as we all wait for the arrival of Fox/Blue Sky’s Epic and Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University in theaters. First ... Continue Reading →
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IDW to Publish New ‘Rocky & Bullwinkle’ Comics

Here is a wonderful new comic-book venture we can all get behind. Over the weekend, we got word that San Diego-based IDW Publishing will be launching a new series featuring Jay Ward’s ... Continue Reading →
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Double Negative Opens New TV Branch

VFX company Double Negative has launched Double Negative TV, a new division of Dneg dedicated to visual effects creation for television. Dneg TV will be headed up by 20-year VFX veteran ... Continue Reading →